Matt Williams has been teaching guitar and ukulele at our school for three years. Read about his inspiration and devotion to teaching music.
Keeping with this week’s Jimi Hendrix theme, it is worthy of noting that 45 years ago this week — on July 26, 1970 — Hendrix performed what would be his last concert in his hometown of Seattle. It was two months before his death. Near the end of the American […]
Ever been interested in hearing the gritty back story of Seattle grunge? Well, who can tell it better than the guys who lived it … and created it? Check out this this Rock Cellar interview — and some great pics — with Mark Yarm, author of “Everyone Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge,” […]
It is very easy to get carried away when playing music, especially when you are in the middle of a real kicking solo. Not only does it show in your playing, but it also shows on your face. Some players “feel” the music they are making in certain unique […]
Will, Matt and Josh are getting ready for the upcoming February 22nd recital! We’re excitedly anticipating seeing all of our awesome students show off their hard work!! We look forward to seeing you at the Hard Rock Cafe on February 22nd!
We all know that musicians are creative people. We came across these two street musicians and just had to share! Check out their inventive creativity! Have you ever made your own musical instrument? What would you make if you could?
October 9 marked what would have been the 70th birthday of The Who bass guitarist John Entwistle, who died in 2002. As Entwistle’s loud playing style helped turn the bass guitar into a lead instrument, in honor of the occasion, VH1.com counted down 15 of the greatest bass guitar solos […]
10 Bass Guitarists You Should Check Out: 1. John Entwistle (The Who)—Nicknamed “The Ox”, Entwhistle was also often called “Thunderfingers” from the speed at which his fingers moved across the fretboard. Bass lines to jam out: “Won’t Get Fooled Again”, “Boris The Spider” 2. Paul McCartney (The Beatles)—Playing rhythm guitar […]
One of the biggest hit singles of this summer has been Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass”. A good summer jam is often highlighted by a prominent bass riff that will get any listener up & moving. In a top 10 list made for VH1.com, Trainor names some of her […]
We had so much fun at our May 18th Spring Recital at the Hard Rock Cafe!! All of our students did an amazing job!! Recitals provide an opportunity for students to showcase their talents and practice performance skills in a safe and fun environment. We are so proud of all […]